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Foxglove


A familiar tall flower of acidic soil and found mainly in acid woodland but also in acid grassland and heath habitats. 


 

Common Name Foxglove
Scientific Name Digitalis purpurea
Species Group Speedwell Family Veronicaceae
Status
Interest Level
2
Visabile
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Figwort family - Scrophulariaceae
Status Locally common
Flower Colour Group Pink
Visible
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
  • 10 - October
Preferred Environment
Look for Tall spikes of purple flowers
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Speedwell Family Veronicaceae